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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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We had a nice drive to Marion, Virginia and Camp Burson Campground. We have a very nice pull-thru spot with full hook ups and pretty good wifi:) So we are good to go!!
Marion has lots of fast food places for a small town. They even have a Walmart but it closes at midnight. There is Hwy 16 that goes thru the park and it is called the Back of the Dragon, instead of the Tail of the Dragon. It is a very curvy road and lots ...
... for a bit, and I did, got swept by a current and got sucked under by a wirlpool FUN! there where also parts when the current would take us towards a boulder and then we would think we would hit it, then carry us away and towards another rock. Whilst we where swimming. The instructor also showed us a picture of when they go fishing in the river we was in - didn't realise 2 1/2ft long catfish was swimming under us! We are now on our way to the great smoky mountains to do something ...
... and grasses. At the old shelter, we turned right to stay on Bluff Mountain Trail, where the Bluff Primitive Trail headed down steeply into the gorge below. From here, we climbed up to the top of Bluff Mountain with great views of the parkway and Blue Ridge Mountains beyond. Heading down from the summit was probably the steepest part on this trail with some steps added to help with the descent. Once down, we continued ...
We are six days from completing our cross country cycle trip and folks can't wait to finish. The recent days have been long and hard and everyone is in top physical condition so it should be a cakewalk. Well, that is not life and 65 miles each day IS a challenge. Today was 75 for most of us. Nevertheless, today started with a ...
... our travels and the history of the flag. We were thrilled that our story made the newspaper the next day. You can read more about the details in the article attached.
Lest you think that tent life is all fun, we have enclosed some photos of visitors to our camp site.
We have now moved on to Virginia and tomorrow will head to Oak Ridge, Tennessee, a major center for the development of the atomic bomb during WWII.